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Emera appoints two new board directors

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Emera Inc. has released a statement announcing that it has appointed two new board directors.

James (Jim) Bertram and Jochen Tilk were both appointed to the company’s board of directors effective 10 July 2018. Bertram is currently Chair of the Board, and is the former President and CEO, of Keyera Corp. based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He spent 16 years building the company into one of Canada’s leading publicly traded, midstream oil and gas operators. He led the company in significant growth and major acquisitions, while enabling consistent delivery of value to customers and shareholders.

Tilk is Executive Chair of Nutrien Inc. He is the former President and CEO of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan. Previously, he spent 15 years with Inmet Mining Corp. – a Canadian-based international metals company. He spent five of those years as the President and CEO of the company. During this time, he helped to significantly grow the company’s market capitalisation and led multi-billion-dollar CAPEX programs.

Jackie Sheppard, Chair of Emera Inc., said: “Both Jim and Jochen have extensive experience leading and building Canadian, publicly-traded companies.

“I am delighted to welcome Jim and Jochen to the Board of Emera. Their vast business, board and public market depth, combined with their respective backgrounds in the energy and natural resources sectors make them each a great addition to our board.”

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